Tonga

Young and Fearless – Weekly Inspiring Image

A young Tongan boy wins a staring contest with the camera lens. Renowned for their hospitality, loyalty and fierce determination, Tongans are preparing to assist the ministry of Bible translation throughout the Pacific. The Bible Translation Organisation (BTO) of Tonga

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Young and Fearless – Weekly Inspiring Image

A young Tongan boy wins a staring contest with the camera lens. Renowned for their hospitality, loyalty and fierce determination, Tongans are preparing to assist the ministry of Bible translation throughout the Pacific. The Bible Translation Organisation (BTO) of Tonga

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Tonga and Solomon Islands join the Wycliffe Global Alliance

Joy and celebration accompanied the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Wycliffe Global Alliance and two independent organisations from the Pacific on 14 August, 2013. The Bible Translation Organisation (BTO) of Tonga and the Bible Translation and

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Tonga and Solomon Islands join the Wycliffe Global Alliance

Joy and celebration accompanied the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Wycliffe Global Alliance and two independent organisations from the Pacific on 14 August, 2013. The Bible Translation Organisation (BTO) of Tonga and the Bible Translation and

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A Meeting of Pacific Islanders

As a journalist I’m privileged to travel to remote locations, meet beautiful people and hear incredible stories of God at work. Believe it or not one of these privileges is sitting in on meetings I wouldn’t otherwise be invited to.

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A Meeting of Pacific Islanders

As a journalist I’m privileged to travel to remote locations, meet beautiful people and hear incredible stories of God at work. Believe it or not one of these privileges is sitting in on meetings I wouldn’t otherwise be invited to.

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Storying Together – Weekly Inspiring Image

Participants at a Bible storytelling workshop on the island of ‘Eua, in the Kingdom of Tonga, gather together for prayer at the close of the day. Learning to craft and internalise stories from the Bible to share with their neighbours,

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Storying Together – Weekly Inspiring Image

Participants at a Bible storytelling workshop on the island of ‘Eua, in the Kingdom of Tonga, gather together for prayer at the close of the day. Learning to craft and internalise stories from the Bible to share with their neighbours,

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Sharing Stories

A Bible storytelling workshop in the Kingdom of Tonga. This story is published on wycliffe.net Bible storytelling is gaining popularity around the world as a  unique way of communicating God’s message. All cultures tell stories to convey information in a

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Sharing Stories

A Bible storytelling workshop in the Kingdom of Tonga. This story is published on wycliffe.net Bible storytelling is gaining popularity around the world as a  unique way of communicating God’s message. All cultures tell stories to convey information in a

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Preparing for God’s Timing: Meet Maxy

Many Tongan believers know the precise date that they first became followers of Jesus, keeping the date in their heart like a souvenir. For Maxy Koloamatangi, the 30-year-old, tattoo-clad treasurer of the newly formed Bible Translation Organisation (BTO) of Tonga,

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Preparing for God’s Timing: Meet Maxy

Many Tongan believers know the precise date that they first became followers of Jesus, keeping the date in their heart like a souvenir. For Maxy Koloamatangi, the 30-year-old, tattoo-clad treasurer of the newly formed Bible Translation Organisation (BTO) of Tonga,

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A Week in the Kingdom

…I haven’t yet told you about this expedition that started the year. Well lean back in your chair, I’m taking you on a journey to the Kingdom of Tonga.

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A Week in the Kingdom

…I haven’t yet told you about this expedition that started the year. Well lean back in your chair, I’m taking you on a journey to the Kingdom of Tonga.

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Two Tongan Hearts

“I tried to run away from Bible translation but I can’t!” Tevita Lalahi’s broad shoulders shake as he laughs. Anyone who knows the determined Tongan may not believe this confession, since the Senior Executive Officer of the newly formed Bible

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Two Tongan Hearts

“I tried to run away from Bible translation but I can’t!” Tevita Lalahi’s broad shoulders shake as he laughs. Anyone who knows the determined Tongan may not believe this confession, since the Senior Executive Officer of the newly formed Bible

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Meet Finau – Weekly Inspiring Image

Cheeky, intelligent and fluent in two languages, Finau entertains me during the morning tea break of a four day Bible storytelling workshop in the Kingdom of Tonga. Despite the fact the workshops are usually run for adults, thirteen year old

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Meet Finau – Weekly Inspiring Image

Cheeky, intelligent and fluent in two languages, Finau entertains me during the morning tea break of a four day Bible storytelling workshop in the Kingdom of Tonga. Despite the fact the workshops are usually run for adults, thirteen year old

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